And When She Was Good

And When She Was Good

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Perennial New York Times and nationally bestselling author and acclaimed multiple–prize winner Laura Lippman delivers a brilliant novel about a woman with a secret life who is forced to make desperate choices to save her son and herself.

When Hector Lewis told his daughter that she had a nothing face, it was just another bit of tossed-off cruelty from a man who specialized in harsh words and harsher deeds. But twenty years later, Heloise considers it a blessing… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)


Lippman has given us the elements of a great crime novel: a gritty story, vivid characters and a fast-moving, twisting plot.

Kirkus Reviews : And she was good (September 01, 2012)

Like Mary Cassatt, Lippman studies families with a different eye than her male contemporaries, showing the heartbreaking complexity of life with those you love.

Lippman avoids prurient cliches for a fascinating character study about a multi-faceted woman.

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Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins (August 14, 2012)

Collection: William Morrow

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 725 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...


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